Bite-Size Tomato and Mozzarella Tarts

Bite-Size Tomato and Mozzarella Tarts

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Bobby: I have a big mixer on my kitchen counter. Truth is I don’t bake all that often at home, but I don’t mind letting people think I do! These simple little cheese and tomato appetizer tarts are a good example of the kind of baking that I will do!


All-purpose flour for dusting
1 sheet frozen puff pastry (from a 17 1/2-ounce package), thawed
1 1/2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 large plum tomato, thinly sliced
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
3 ounces fresh mozzarella, very thinly sliced (8 or 9 slices)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil


Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.

On a lightly floured surface, unfold the pastry. Using a 3-inch round cookie cutter, cut out 8 or 9 rounds; place rounds on the prepared baking sheet. Prick the pastry rounds all over with a fork. Bake rounds for 5 minutes. Remove from oven.

Sprinkle each with about 1/2 teaspoon Parmesan, then top with a tomato slice and season with salt and pepper to taste. Lay a slice of mozzarella on top of each tomato. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until puffed and golden. Sprinkle each tart with basil and serve warm.

Servings: 8 or 9 tarts
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Difficulty: Easy

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